Why You Shouldn’t Fear Your Root Canal

Are you suffering through dental pain because you are afraid your dentist may suggest a root canal? It’s time to get some insight as to what root canal therapy does as well as what myths often surround this time-tested procedure. Root canals have a bad reputation for one primary reason – their association with pain….

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What You Eat Can Fight or Invite Decay

It is no surprise that we need our teeth to eat. However, what you choose to eat can either harm or help your teeth. While you may understand the relationship between sugary foods and cavities, there are other foods that encourage decay as well as some foods that help to prevent decay. It is important…

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The Stages of Dental Care for Kids

Whether you have a child learning to walk or learning to drive, it is important to make pediatric dental care a priority. Don’t make the mistake of assuming that “baby teeth” don’t need proper care, as these primary teeth serve critical roles towards your child’s development and well-being. When primary teeth are healthy, they help…

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3 Reasons to Choose a Dentist with CEREC Technology

When a tooth gets damaged beyond what a simple dental filling can repair, a dental crown is often the chosen solution. Dental crowns are very common, as they can strengthen and restore a tooth that has suffered a significant fracture, advanced decay or root canal therapy. Crowns are also used as implant restorations to act…

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Do You Have a “Sensitive” Smile?

According to the Academy of General Dentistry, at least 40 million adults suffer from sensitive teeth in the United States. While teeth sensitivity is one of the most common dental problems, it can also be one of the most disruptive. When teeth are sensitive, they produce a painful response to certain substances and temperatures. A…

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Why Choose Dental Implants?

When it comes to replacing missing teeth, most patients have more than one option to choose from. Depending on how many teeth you are replacing, your smile can be restored with a bridge, partial, denture or dental implants. If you are looking for a gold standard solution, however, implant dentistry should be your top choice….

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5 Reasons Why Adults Love Six Month Smiles

Most adults who could benefit from orthodontics are not concerned with their bite. Instead, they are commonly bothered by the way their misaligned teeth threaten the appearance of their smile. This often means that the front visible teeth are the only teeth in question. If you are an adult who can relate to being self-conscious…

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You Can Have a Celebrity Smile Too

How many times do you see movie stars on television and covet their perfect smile? Celebrities are known to have teeth that are straight, white and proportioned. After all, a smile is one of the first features that others notice, and its appearance can drastically affect how attractive, youthful and confident you are perceived. What…

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FAQ’s About Sedation Dentistry

Not everyone enjoys going to the dentist. In fact, according to Colgate Oral and Dental Health Resource Center, 30 to 40 million Americans avoid trips to the dental office due to fear. Since we know that professional dental care is a non-negotiable component of a healthy mouth and healthy body, patients with dental fear or…

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Are You Living With Untreated Cavities?

As reported by the National Center for Health Statistics and the CDC in 2017, 31.6% of adults aged 20-44 have untreated dental caries, while over half of adults ages 18-64 visited a dentist in a year’s time. Perhaps more sobering is that approximately 90% of Americans between the ages of 20-64 have some form of…

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